Tough sledding on Fox

AN ARCTIC CAT snowmobile is pulled up onto the 4-inch-thick ice on Fox Lake on Monday morning. The sled went in Saturday evening but was never fully submerged. Photo / Per Peterson

No one has to tell Mike Anderson that the ice on southwest Minnesota lakes is anything but safe.

With geese honking as they made their way over Fox Lake and the echoes of ice breaking about a month early clearly audible, Anderson watched Monday morning as his Arctic Cat 600 snowmobile was pulled from its icy tomb, about 300 yards from shore.

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